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From: In vivo assessment of number of milk duct orifices in lactating women and association with parameters in the mother and the infant

Figure 2

Diagram of the ductal anatomy of the breast. (1) Chest wall, (2) Pectoral muscles, (3) Lobules, (4) Nipple surface, (5) Areola, (6) Lactiferous duct, (7) Fatty tissue, (8) Skin (original author: Patrick J. Lynch; reworked by Morgoth666 to add numbered legend. (Patrick J. Lynch, medical illustrator) [CC-BY-3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons).

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